“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying”. Woody Allen  In 1919, right after the horrors of World War 1, William Butler Yeats wrote, in his powerful poem, The Second Coming: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold… …The best lack all conviction, while the worst…

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July Blog This month I want to think with you about the important and disturbing subject of dementia. But don’t think it is all doom and gloom, because there is encouraging evidence that we may be able to start preventative action now to reduce the risk of this miserable condition. Back in the day, (now…

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Greetings From Tokyo 東京 View of Shinjuku skyscrapers and Mount Fuji as seen from the Bunkyo Civic Center in Tokyo, January 2009, image by Morio and sourced from Wikipedia.org. As the largest metropolitan area in the world, (32.5m) Tokyo takes some getting used to, even though it was my home for a year, forty years…

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New Face in the Office This summer we welcomed Sarah Wilkinson who joined us in July  to replace Amelia Hall. We are very happy to have Sarah’s new skills and cheerful energy join our team. Sarah also runs her own practice, The Quantum Room, specialising in Past Life Regression, Future Life Progression, Reiki and Shamanic…

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What does Ageing look like in the twenty first century?  This is part of my challenge to both myself and you, can we change  both the reality and the perception of age as the century advances, or are we doomed to be overwhelmed by the pressure of looking after an ever expanding cohort of older…

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  What does a pensioner look like in 2012?  As the 2012 London Olympics finally arrive it is time to mention my own attempt to change my shape, get healthier and fitter and even, hopefully raise some money for my favourite two charities. The Sunflower Trust and F.R.O.M.E. the Fund for Osteopathic Research into Myalgic…

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An epidemic of chronic disease An epidemic of chronic disease threatens to compromise the health of our population and the effectiveness and economics of our healthcare system. Alarming projections suggest that future generations may have shorter, less healthy lives if current trends continue unchecked.1Because of its focus on acute care, the current medical model fails…

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The New World As some of you know, earlier this summer Kerstin and I took a month off to go and visit the many family and friends we have in the United States.  We had a wonderful journey travelling, mostly by train, across large swaths of the country and reconnected with many people we love.…

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“Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative”. – Maurice Chevalier Getting Ready for a Greyer World A recent headline in the New York Times reports ‘As the population ages, firms see new markets’. Being a classic baby boomer myself I have mixed feelings about such approaches. On the one hand of course…

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Serious and imminent threat to Health Freedom of Choice I do know how time consuming zooming off to this or that e-mail campaign can be. Before you know it your work plan for the day is totally off and you wonder what you did with your day. However, in my opinion the film will be…

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